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Tech: How To Extend The Life Of Your Pads

Tech: How To Extend The Life Of Your Pads

Take care of your pads and they’ll take care of you. After receiving some customer feedback concerning pad life and how to extend it, we have come up with a few tips and tricks you can use to keep your pads humming along at full effectiveness and make them stay in top shape longer.

by 03/10/2018 1 comment Car Care, Tech
Tech: Rinseless & Waterless Washing Options & Techniques

Tech: Rinseless & Waterless Washing Options & Techniques

Having fun in your garage is more enjoyable when you’re making the most out of the time you spend with your car. Washing is a critical step in car care and we have harnessed the latest chemistry to develop low- and no-water methods of car washing that deliver a safe, effective, and fast wash.

by 02/27/2018 0 comments Car Care, Tech
Video: 3″ Random Orbital Upgrades

Video: 3″ Random Orbital Upgrades

Get some tips and tricks on how to upgrade the performance of your Griot’s Garage 3″ Random Orbital. See how changing pad thickness and foam density delivers more energy transfer and more correcting capability, how using a smaller pad provides more focused correcting ability, and how stepping up to a larger pad gives you more panel coverage.

by 02/01/2018 0 comments Car Care, Videos
Sweet Swap: 240Z Meets 370Z

Sweet Swap: 240Z Meets 370Z

Fever Racing out of Tampa, Florida gets the kudos for this clean swap that drops a Nissan VQ37VHR out of a 370Z into its great-great grandfather and founder of the Zed car, the Datsun 240Z. The swap was pulled off by using a McKinney Motorsports VQ35 swap kit, and of course Fever had to inject some boost into the deal by bolting on twin Garrett GTX3071R turbochargers. The goal is to surpass 1,000 horsepower and 8,000 rpm.

by 01/12/2018 0 comments Car Culture, Cars, Featured Car, Sweet Builds
Video: Inside Griot’s Garage – Range Rover Interior Swap

Video: Inside Griot’s Garage – Range Rover Interior Swap

In this second installment on our imported Range Rover Richard outlines the improvements he’s made to the vehicle. He explains how the Rover’s rolling stock has been upgraded, highlights the SUV’s far-reaching interior transformation, and considers a wild engine swap.

by 01/04/2018 0 comments Car Culture, Garage Life, Sweet Builds
Video: Premium Carnauba Paste Wax

Video: Premium Carnauba Paste Wax

Our Premium Carnauba Paste Wax produces the highest level of carnauba protection, creating paint protection that’s easy to see. Easy to apply, its hydrophobic technology forms a “non-wettable” surface so the water beads actually curve into themselves for less surface contact. The surface is so smooth the water just glides right off.

by 12/01/2017 0 comments Car Care, Reviews, Videos
Road Trippin’ In A Just-Bought 1972 Mercedes Benz 280SE

Road Trippin’ In A Just-Bought 1972 Mercedes Benz 280SE

So, to pick up this story from my holiday handbook column. My son Phillip and I were driving home from LA and my itchy trigger finger led to the eBay purchase of this 1972 280SE 4.5 from a gas station off the freeway in San Jose, California. We’ve just laid eyes on the car and are about to get back on the road.

by 11/12/2017 4 comments Car Care, Car Culture
SEMA Lincoln: Built For Burnouts & Disturbing The Peace

SEMA Lincoln: Built For Burnouts & Disturbing The Peace

The best project cars start with sentimental meaning. Some conjure childhood memories, others are the stereotypical dream car, and some scratch an itch and become the memory machines or dream cars for future generations. Meet the latest addition to our family.

Mythbusting – All Buffers Burn Paint

Mythbusting – All Buffers Burn Paint

Editor’s Note – This is the fourth of a series of articles that addresses paint care misconceptions. Jason Mathews has been burning up the highway for 20 years as our National Events Manager. He has more one-on-one face time with our customers than anyone else in the company. So he’s heard it all. Today, it’s “all buffers burn paint.”

by 10/18/2017 2 comments Car Care, Tech
October: Fall Car Care Month And How We Can Help

October: Fall Car Care Month And How We Can Help

The mercury will be dropping soon and, depending on where you live, difficult driving conditions are on the horizon. October is Fall Car Care Month making this is a great time to create a punch list of seasonal maintenance that will provide peace of mind, sustain safety, and maximize your car’s efficiency as the weather turns.

by 10/05/2017 7 comments Car Care, Tech